First Aid Training - Newcastle
First Aid Training Summary
The First Aid training course is conducted in Newcastle, and is aimed at anyone who wishes to learn about first aid as well as how to correctly administer CPR.
The course gives participants the skills and knowledge to apply First Aid in various situations that may be encountered in both everyday life and the workplace.
First Aid Costs $130 per person.
Next Course Dates
Currently Unscheduled - Call for options
Who Is This Course For?
This course is aimed at individuals, as well as those in a workplace setting that are required to have the necessary skills and knowledge to apply First Aid in a range of situations in the community or in a workplace setting.
For those in the education or child care sector this is NOT the course for you. You will need to complete the HLTAID004 - Provide an emergency first aid response in an education or care setting. We also provide this course, so should you need it please ask about this particular unit of competency.
How do I make a Booking?... It's easy! Check out our Booking Guide for more details.
In relation to the coronavirus we have implemented measures to protect both our students and staff in these trying times. We are closely following the advice from the Australia Department of Health, and adopting the strictest personal hygiene measures in our cars, trucks, and places of work.
We have limited non-training staff, by having our administration staff work from home. Course sizes have also been limited to ensure that our training spaces have a minimum of 4 square meters per person.
All our students are being advised that they must reschedule if they::
- Have returned from overseas within the last 14 days
- Been in contact with a confirmed COVID-19 case in the last 14 days
- Been advised to self-isolate in the last 14 days
- Experiencing symptoms like: cough, fever, runny nose, shortness of breath, or any other respiratory illness.
- Been to any COVID-19 hotspots during the time and date indicated on the nsw.gov.au website
About the Course
The First Aid course is a one day course conducted in Newcastle, with some additional pre course material to be completed prior to attending.
The course assessment comprises both a practical and written assessment. Practical exercises will be conducted throughout the training with participants taking part in various scenarios both individually and in groups to enable the trainer to ascertain competence. Oral questioning, role playing and case studies will be used to gather evidence of competency.
The course covers:
- Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
- Fractures, breaks and dislocations
- Minor and major burns and scalds
- Spinal and head injuries
- How to deal with a unconscious casualty, including fainting
- How to apply bandages
- Choking in adults, children and infants
- Severed limbs
- How to treat bites, stings, heatstroke and other Australian summer hazards
Participants must have the physical capacity to perform 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR on the floor.
There are no other requirements for this course (aside from the pre-course work where applicable). First Aid is an important skill that everyone should have, all are welcome and there are no other pre-requisites.
Main Newcastle Premises: 123 Training Solutions - 18 Gavey Street, Mayfield NSW 2304
On Site Courses
We are more than happy to arrange to do on-site courses. Cost for an on-site course is
$1200 $1000 until end of May 2020. This is for a group of upto 10 participants. For locations outside 50km radius from our home base (Mayfield), travel and accommodation may be extra. Call or email for more details on price, structure, and available dates for an on-site first aid course.
Regular public courses are contingent on a minimum of 5 students. We reserve the right to reschedule or cancel these courses due to a lack of participants. Should this happen, we will always notify students of this decision a minimum of 1 week prior to the day of the course.
Training and assessment delivered on behalf of Commonsense Safety Training (RTO code 41347).
Participants who successfully complete the course will receive three (3) Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainments:
- HLTAID003 - Provide First Aid
- HLTAID002 - Provide basic emergency life support
- HLTAID001 - Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Face to Face - 7.5 hours (minimum) - full face to face course
Blended delivery - 5.5 hours (minimum) face to face course - with the addition of 2 hours self-paced learning to be completed prior to attending the face to face course
Refresher training - 5.5 hours (minimum) - conditions apply for this option, for example, you will need to provide previous current certificates.
Learners Rights, Responsibilities and Support, including Complaints
Please note that enrolment to this course is made with Commonsense Safety Training (RTO code 41347). Please refer to the student handbook located on the RTO website for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.
$130 per person
Refund and fee protection policy - Please refer to the student handbook.
- Payment is due prior to commencing training and can be done either online beforehand or in person on the day.